Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
states get most of its energy? is it africa? the middle east? canada? or the u.s.? the answer is... the u.s. ♪ most of america's energy comes from right here at home. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. take the energy quiz. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> welcome back to "squawk on the street." i'm sharon epperson. >>> natural gas, the best performing commodity today, a surge to a six-month high on the heating demand incurred from the icy/wintry weather we are seeing in new york across much of the northeast and the country. we are looking at a mixed picture in oil prices. both are lower but crude proved more significantly. we had german production numbers that were lackluster. also, we are seeing the premium of brent to wti come in significantly from where it was a week and a half ago or so. when you look at the commitment of traders reports, it does look like people are trimming their net long positions in wti, though we have seen gains in recent days.
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
caused by people looking fore traffic parking.y that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and then there's a mesh network that takes this information sends it over the internet so you can go find exactly where those open parking spots are. the collaboration with citi was important for providing us the necessary financing; allow this small start-up to go provide a service to municipalities. citi has been an incredible source of advice, how to engage with municipalities, how to structure deals, and as we think about internationally, citi is there every step of the way. so the end result is you reduce congestion, you reduce pollution and you provide a service to merchants, and that certainly is huge. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana?
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am EST
bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. who found a magic seashell. it told him what was happening on the trading floor in real time. ♪ the shell brought him great fame. ♪ but then, one day, he noticed that everybody could have a magic seashell. [ indistinct talking ] [ male announcer ] right there in their trading platform. ♪ [ indistinct talking continues ] [ male announcer ] so the magic shell went back to being a...shell. get live squawks right in your trading platform with think or swim from td ameritrade. >>> you're watching cnbc "squawk on the street" live from the financial capital of the world. the opening bell in about 90 seconds on a packed day, this upgrade of apple, tesla making some news, we got auto sales coming in. chrysler has already crushed it, 16% in november. >> gees, the money. the consumer is spending in places you don'
Dec 10, 2013 9:00am EST
home happy. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. ♪ so glad we've almost made it, so sad they had to make it, everybody wants to rule the world ♪ >>> about seven minutes before the opening bell. want to start out with housinho. >> toll brothers. you read the commentary. washington hurt sales this quarter and the rate increase hurt sales this quarter. all that said, they talk about pent-up demand being really good for 2014. these are becoming 2014 stories as the calendar goes. $651,000 was the average house being sold before. now it's up to $700,000. so rich people are spending, toll brothers doing better, making more money per house and expanding into california in a more expansive fashion. this could be an umbrella for a whole bunch of stocks, whirlpool, lowe's, lennar has good momentum, too. >> and
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
the energy department at 10:30. we're watching gold prices. they have reversed course. we're above 1225 an ounce. we'll see if this remains or a short coffering bounce for now. >> all right, sharon. so much going on in your world. thanks. >> dennis kozlowski will be released on parole after eight years in prison. he was convicted for stealing more than $100 million from tyco. a new york state parole board tentatively agreed to release the 67-year-old next month. his lavish spending of kous included that $2 million birthday party in 2001 for his then wife and who could forget the $6,000 shower curtain. apparently some of the conditions of parole, he's going to have to seek employment as part of the deal, can't open any kind of fiduciary role, a bank account or credit account without the parole board essentially giving him permission. >> that's pretty severe. the enterprise value of tyco when koz left was 62 billion and the current is $92.7 billion. that company was -- the parts were worth more than the whole. >> they've got a lot of different parts, adt, the one that comes to mind.
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
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